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The Health Report appeals to both specialist and mainstream audiences by applying a broad definition of health, and seeing health and medicine within social, scientific and political contexts. One audio file of each program for continuous listening.

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Brown fat, testing the obesity paradox, and baseball's elbow surgery epidemic

March 14th, 2016

Episode 129 of 165 episodes

What is brown fat? What is the relationship between body fat, BMI, and mortality? And why do upwards of 1 in 4 Major League Baseball pitchers have an identical scar on the inside of their elbow?

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